Commission Meeting Minutes — May 23, 2017        Certified May 30, 2017

 

Crawford County Commission met pursuant to adjournment with these members present: Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner; Rob Cummings, Commissioner District 1; Jared Boast, Commissioner District 2; John Martin, County Clerk; and the following proceedings were had to viz;

 

Attendees at the beginning of the meeting included Danny Brown, Kerry Summers, Kellie Vestal, Kim Smith, Karen Harlan, Pat Schwent, Ryan Storz, Amy England, and Kenny McGraw.

 

The meeting was called to order at 9:07 a.m.

 

9:08 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Meeting Agenda of May 23, 2017.  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders – Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

 

9:09 a.m.:  Rob Cummings made a motion to approve the Crawford County Commission Open Meeting Minutes of May 16, 2017.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders –Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

 

9:09 a.m.:  Mail reviewed: letter from MRPC for treasurer; Kim Smith presented list of surplus state property for commissioner approval for health department vehicle; map book returned by MoDOT; Franky Todd entered the meeting.

 

9:16 a.m.:  Franky Todd asked to help with upcoming auction; he assented, then exited the meeting.

 

9:18 a.m.:  Citizens participation offered; Pat Schwent and Karen Harlan want the upstairs of the courthouse annex repaired due to sloping and sagging floor being a hazard.  Pat Schwent will pay to have a dumpster placed near the building for removal of trash and other items.  She would come up with labor somehow.  Leo Sanders mentioned that the project had been looked at over two years ago, but the county had not heard back from the firm doing testing for asbestos.  Clerk stated that he had placed a call to that firm, and that their representative would be at the meeting in two weeks to address the situation.

 

9:30 a.m.:  Karen Harlan, Kim Smith, and Pat Schwent exited the meeting.  Kerry Summers stated that the data collector in his office would be retiring this summer, and that the assessor’s office would be hiring new people.

 

9:32 a.m.:  Kerry Summers exited the meeting.  Further discussion of annex project; Leo Sanders wanted to take other commissioners over to see the building before the morning was over.  Discussion of county eye insurance plan.

 

9:45 a.m.:  Kellie Vestal exited the meeting. 

 

9:47 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to accept VSP eye insurance, as most providers locally did not take the county’s current provider, EyeMed.  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

 

9:50 a.m.:  Recess called to await 10:00 appointment.

 

10:00 a.m.:  Meeting reconvened with Leo Sanders, Jared Boast, Rob Cummings, John Martin, Danny Brown, Kenny McGraw, Ryan Storz, Amy England, Leann Kaminsky, and Janet Fraley in attendance.  Ms. Fraley and Ms. Kaminsky represented the U.S. Forest Service, and produced paperwork for proper easement for construction project to begin on Blunt Road Bridge later in the summer.  A new deed was signed and recorded.

 

10:09 a.m.:  Leann Kaminsky and Janet Fraley exited the meeting.

 

10:10 a.m.:  Leo Sanders, Rob Cummings, and Jared Boast left the room to inspect the annex.

 

10:35 a.m.:  Leo Sanders, Rob Cummings, and Jared Boast returned to the room to discuss construction needs in annex.

 

10:54 a.m.:  Jared Boast received a phone call from a constituent; bills were reviewed and signed.

 

11:01 a.m.:  Jared Boast made a motion to go into closed session to discuss legal matters, per RSMo. 610.021(1).  Rob Cummings provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

Roll Call Vote was held as follows:  

Leo Sanders –Yea

Rob Cummings – Yea    

Jared Boast – Yea

 

11:16 a.m.:  Commission secured from closed session.  Rob Cummings made a motion to adjourn the May 23, 2017 meeting of the Crawford County Commission.  Jared Boast provided a second.  All in favor; motion carried.

 

The Commission adjourned to meet May 30, 2017, at 9:00 a.m.

 

                                                

Leo Sanders, Presiding Commissioner